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604 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    29 members have lent $9,375 in 353 loans
    Toronto, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: To celebrate my 40th birthday I wanted to do something different than just the usual party. I chose to support Kiva because it demonstrates the power of the individual to affect change.
  • TEDxOttawa

    TEDxOttawa

    43 members have lent $8,675 in 331 loans
    Ottawa, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: Because it helps people lift themselves out of poverty.
  • 40YearsStartUp (Ariel Arrieta's Birthday)

    40YearsStartUp (Ariel Arrieta's Birthday)

    49 members have lent $8,650 in 329 loans
    Buenos Aires Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2013
    We loan because: 40YearsStartUp : We are celebrating the Ariel's birthday and we want to help others entrepreneurs
    We are entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to…
  • Capital to the Coast 2011

    Capital to the Coast 2011

    44 members have lent $8,450 in 310 loans
    Ottawa to Halifax Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: We want to make a difference, and believe that micro-loans are a great way to empower people and reduce poverty worldwide.
  • Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    23 members have lent $8,375 in 250 loans
    Bergen, Norge Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Vi ønsker å bidra til bærekraftig utvikling og fattigdomsbekjempelse.
    We want to contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction
  • FILM

    FILM

    38 members have lent $7,800 in 299 loans
    USA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want to unite, uplift, create, change, challenge and explore.
  • Hittle Holiday Team

    Hittle Holiday Team

    12 members have lent $7,775 in 115 loans
    Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2011
    We loan because: We have enough and we want to share our good fortune with those who struggle to feed their families and make a living.
  • Nadine's 40th birthday

    25 members have lent $7,750 in 293 loans
    Adelaide Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: Nadine doesn't need birthday presents
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    33 members have lent $7,725 in 279 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.